Over Two Decades Of Experience
Fighting For Families Like Yours

When there’s a conflict in your family, turn to a law firm that will fight for your future. Turn to me, Melynda Cook Howard, at Cook Howard Law, Ltd.

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Proudly Representing Clients Throughout Southwest Ohio From My Office In Middletown

My Practice Areas

Resolve Family Law Concerns With
A Knowledgeable Legal Guide

Regardless of what legal issues are affecting your family, I can help. Whether you have filed for divorce, are discussing child custody or you’ve been divorced for awhile and need a post-judgement modification, I have the answers you need. With over two decades of experience, I can guide you through the legal process to help you find a solution that works for your family. My goal, no matter how complex your situation may be, is to guide you to a positive resolution. 

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Criminal Defense That
Students And Others Can Count On

Mistakes happen, but they don’t have to define your whole life. If you’ve been charged with a crime, such as domestic assault or domestic violence, possession of drugs, theft or open container, I will fight to protect your future. I believe that a successful defense should be unique to the person – and the situation – it is protecting. Because of that, I will take the time to get to know you so I can create a holistic and thorough strategy for your defense.

If you’ve been charged with a crime as a college student, your future could be in jeopardy. I will do everything in my power to protect you so you can continue to flourish and begin the next stage of your life.

What Clients Say About Me

Compassionate And Knowledgeable

In every case I take, I am driven by my passion to help my clients during difficult times. I understand how uncertain the future can seem if you’re battling a family law conflict or you’ve been charged with a crime, and I want to make a positive difference in your life. Many attorneys won’t go to court, but I’m not afraid of a challenge, and I will fight for you until a resolution is found. As a former judge for the Middletown Municipal Court system, I have a unique perspective on cases that go to trial and how to develop a winning strategy. You don’t need to fear the future or worry about what comes next; I can help you move forward.